slouch hat

noun

Definition of slouch hat

: a soft usually felt hat with a wide flexible brim

Examples of slouch hat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the first edition, he is shown bearded, casually dressed in an unbuttoned workingman’s shirt, one hand in his pocket, the other on his hip, wearing a black slouch hat. Elaine Showalter, The New York Review of Books, "Whitman, Melville, & Julia Ward Howe: A Tale of Three Bicentennials," 27 May 2019 Dressed in a blue frock coat and epaulets with three stars on the shoulders, a black slouch hat and carrying a cigar, the Kenosha man looks like the general who led Union troops to victory and became America's 18th president. Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Sheboygan County community remembers its Civil War dead 150 years after it erected memorial," 28 May 2018

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First Known Use of slouch hat

1837, in the meaning defined above

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“Slouch hat.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slouch%20hat. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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